The medical groups, hospitals, and other health care-related entities (Participants) who care for you and related parties who pay for such health care services share your health information through CTHealthLink, a secure, electronic Health Information Exchange (HIE)* unless you Opt-Out of CTHealthLink.
If you do not want your health information shared and used through the HIE, complete and submit the form below. By submitting this completed Opt-Out Form you understand and agree that:
- Your information will not be available to Participants and it may not be available in the event of an emergency.
- Participants are not required to remove any health information that was shared with them through the HIE prior to the date of this form being submitted and processed.
- It may take between 2 - 5 business days to process this Opt-Out form.
- If you want your health information shared through the HIE in the future, you must complete and submit a CTHealthLink Request to Opt-In Form.
If there are any questions in the processing of your request, a CTHealthLink representative will contact you using the telephone number you provided below.
CTHealthLink shares patient data with CONNIE, another HIE in Connecticut. If you would like to also opt out of CONNIE, please complete a patient opt out here: https://conniect.org/for-patients/opt-out/